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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 97. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II. 275-215 BC. Æ Tetras (9.65 g, 11h). Struck circa 263-218 BC. Diademed head of Poseidon left / Ornamented trident; flanked by dolphins downward; uncertain control mark to lower left. CCO period IIa-b; BAR issue 60; cf. CNS 197; Favorito type 86 (c. 269-215); SNG ANS 964-1006. Good VF, green and brown patina, slight roughness on obverse.